Atlanta people and places

R. Kelly loses lawsuit against Georgia venue, faces another accusing him of assault, infecting woman with herpes

2:22 pm May. 22, 2018

R. Kelly has been at the center of two lawsuits within the last week. He recently lost one against a Georgia venue and faces another for sexual battery.

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In a May 15 filing, a judge dismissed the singer’s case against a Georgia venue. In the suit, his management company, RSK Enterprises, claimed Macon Coliseum-operator Comcast Spectacor did not pay him $100,000

Here’s what happened at the AJC/Cox Radio-hosted ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ early screening

11:35 pm May. 21, 2018

Dressed for the part – with costumes ranging from Jedis to Han Solo – and giddy as larks,  movie goers attending Monday night Cox Media Group-sponsored advance screening of “Solo: A Star Wars Story” nearly packed the theater at Regal Atlantic Station Studio 16.

RELATED: ‘Solo’ stars explain how to speak the Wookiee language

The screening, hosted by 97.1 The River, Kiss 104.1 and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution,

‘Deadpool 2’ dedicated to stuntwoman, first black woman road racer killed on set

1:50 pm May. 18, 2018

While filmmakers are celebrating the release of “Deadpool 2,” they are also honoring the legacy of Sequana “S. J.” Harris, a stuntwoman killed during filming.

RELATED: Stunt woman killed on ‘Deadpool 2′ set was first black woman road racer

In the end credits of the flick, a dedication message appears on the screen. It reads, “In memory of Sequana Harris.”

Last year, the New York native was hired as a stunt double for Zazie

T.I.’s civic work has brought hope to students, single moms, inmates

1:25 pm May. 16, 2018

Rapper and actor T.I. is making news for what his lawyer deems an unjust arrest, but many of the headlines he’s generated lately revolve around his many civic contributions.

In February, he and a local Walmart teamed up to give away hundreds of free tickets to the locally filmed blockbuster “Black Panther.”

In addition to the Walmart giveaway, he and his wife Tiny hosted a “Black Panther”

Rejoice! Prince George and Princess Charlotte WILL be in the royal wedding!

9:26 am May. 16, 2018

Our cuteness prayers have been answered.

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Word came very early Wednesday morning (well, early here in the Colonies) that Prince George and Princess Charlotte will be in the official wedding party when their uncle, Prince Harry, marries American Meghan Markle on Saturday.

For millions of royal gakwers worldwide, it promises

Royal wedding soap opera: Here’s who could end up walking Meghan Markle down the aisle

5:01 pm May. 15, 2018

Honestly, and you thought your wedding was a nightmare to plan!

After seemingly pulling out of his father-of-the-bride duties on Monday, Thomas Markle reportedly had a change of heart on Tuesday and said he indeed wants to walk his daughter Meghan down the aisle at her wedding to Prince Harry in Windsor, England this weekend.

Only he might have to stay in the hospital instead.

Should that occur, the British press and